On the occasion of EURONAVAL, the world’s most important exhibition in the naval defence sector, now in its 22nd edition, Fincantieri has announced the setting up in the UAE of ETIHAD SHIP BUILDING, a Joint Venture with Melara Middle East and Al Fattan Ship Industries.
Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, has signed an agreement with STX Engine Co. Ltd. STX Engine, based in Korea, will become a packager ofRolls-Royce industrial gas turbine generating sets in the Asia Pacific region.
Kongsberg Maritime Engineering (KME) has signed an agreement for the acquisition of the Sandefjord, Norway based company, Portside AS, which provides consulting, engineering and specialist services within process, technical safety including health, safety and environment (HSE), electro and project management.
Wilhelmsen Ships Service has been awarded the prestigious Seatrade Award in the category of Best Ship Agent.
Vizada, the leading independent satellite communications provider, today launches its proprietary VSAT (Very Small Aperture Terminal) fixed satellite communications service, the latest addition to its maritime broadband portfolio.
Some 276 containerships should be delivered this year, a figure comparable to the 268 units delivered in 2009. However, the average size of new ships has increased from last year’s 3,990 teu to 5,150 teu in 2010.
HAMBURG SÜD and ALIANÇA Support voluntary initiative on pollutant reduction in Hong Kong.
Five dual-fuel MAN 51/60DF engines form propulsion plant for LNG vessel ‘Castillo de Santisteban
Hamworthy Serck Como has secured a new order for its Multi Stage Flash (MSF) Evaporators, the technology regularly specified by leading cruise ship owners as the means of producing fresh water from seawater to meet World Health Organization (WHO) potable water standards.
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and Doosan of Korea have signed an agreement under which MHI will license manufacturing and marketing of its MET Turbocharger, a supercharger for marine diesel engines, to the Korean firm. By establishing a collaborative relationship with Doosan Engine, MHI aims for further penetration of the MET Turbocharger in Korea, the world leader in diesel engine production.
LONG BEACH, CA, October 26, 2010 — Technology that powers Foss Maritime’s hybrid tug is performing even better than originally hoped, bringing cleaner air to southern California communities and the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles. That’s a finding of Evaluating Emission Benefits of a Hybrid Tug Boat(http://www.arb.ca.gov/ports/marinevess/harborcraft.htm), a new report released today by…
TOKYO—Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL; President: Koichi Muto) today announced that a product chemical tanker Ivy Express managed by our group ship management company MOL Tankship Management (Europe) Ltd.received a certificate of the ILO’s Maritime Labour Convention 2006 (MLC 2006) which is expected to come into force in the near future. The Ivy Express is the world’s first…